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Al Tayer Motors to Celebrate Ferrari's 70th Anniversary in the UAE

UAE dealership unveils LaFerrari Aperta and two Special Edition Cars to mark occasion 25th September 2017 Dubai:  Al Tayer Motors, the official importer-dealer for Ferrari in the UAE, announced plans to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the legendary Italian brand. On September 29th, a number of Ferrari owners will gather at the recently opened Ferrari service centre within Al Tayer Motor’s largest multi-purpose facility, near the Dubai Police General Department of Traffic - Al Barsha branch.  From the facility, they will travel in a motorcade to the high profile Jumeirah Beach Residence area and onwards to the Yas Viceroy Hotel in Abu Dhabi for a day of fun and leisure activities. The next day, 70 red Prancing Horse cars will form a giant number 70, with a height of 26 metres and total width of 96 metres at ......read more

Audi Kuwait embraces the spirit of giving this Ramadan with a special financial gift

Audi Kuwait customers are invited to drive away a new Audi during the Holy Month with up to KWD6000 cash benefit Kuwait, June 12, 2017:  Audi Kuwait, represented by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, are geared up for Ramadan and are giving back to car buyers during the Holy Month. Customers who purchase a new Audi throughout Ramadan from Audi Kuwait will receive up to KWD6000 in return depending on their car of choice. In line with the spirit of giving, one of the key pillars of Ramadan, Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company will offer car buyers the option of taking the reward in cash, keeping the money as credit to be used in the company’s service center, or using it as a saving on the price of their new car. “Audi enjoys a strong following in Kuwait and we are honoured to represent a ......read more

ŠKODA rolls out eye-catching Ramadan deal

Offer on new Octavia includes free insurance, registration and free maintenance for a year     Price for popular sedan starts from KWD5,555 from Foud Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company Kuwait, 8 June 2017:  Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer of ŠKODA in Kuwait, has put together amazing ownership packages for ŠKODA during the Holy Month of Ramadan.  Sharing in the spirit of the holy month with the customers, buyers who purchase a ŠKODA Octavia during Ramadan, will drive away with a new car and a range of benefits, including free vehicle and license registration, free maintenance for a year or up to 15,000km. The offer also comes with 3 years’ free third party insurance and a free warranty for 3 years or up to 100,000km, whichever comes first. In ......read more

Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company brings the all-new Lamborghini Aventador S to sports car aficionados at an exclusive event in Kuwait

New iconic design features focused on aerodynamic performance New four-wheel steering system Significantly enhanced suspension and electronics and customisable driving modes More powerful naturally aspirated V12 engine produces 740 hp 0-100km/h in 2.9 seconds, top speed of 350 km/h VIP clients given sneak preview of new model ahead of launch Drivers give seal of approval after comparison test with predecessor Kuwait, May 22, 2017: Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer of Lamborghini in Kuwait, recently gave supercar owners in the state a sneak preview of the all-new Lamborghini Aventador S. As the demand for luxury cars continues to increase across the country, Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company hand-picked VIP Lamborghini owners for the exclusive preview event and a first ......read more

‘The all-new PEUGEOT 3008 CUV makes Middle East debut'

The European Car of the year 2017 launched in Dubai Dubai, UAE, May 8, 2017:  The all-new PEUGEOT 3008 CUV was unveiled last Wednesday during a regional launch event at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai. The high-profile event was attended by Jean-Philippe Imparato, Chief Executive Officer of Peugeot brand, Jean-Christophe Quemard, Executive Vice-President Africa-Middle East of PSA Group, Cedric Zayoun, Managing Director of the GCC region at PSA Group and UAE’s celebrated rally driver Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi, in addition to over 100 key figures from the industry and prominent media outlets from the UAE and the region.    Under the theme “Stop imagining the future; Drive it”, the event featured futuristic multi-sensorial stations, where the attendees got the chance to discover the vehicle with a unique ......read more

Young and assertive: the new Audi Q2 to make its mark in Kuwait

Whether on an off-road adventure or for everyday driving in the city – the Audi Q2 is the all-rounder. Sporting a youthful styling and packed with state-of-the-art technology, it made its public debut at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show and is available at Audi Kuwait showroom represented by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company ... Starting price for the Audi Q2 is KWD 11,495. At first glance the Q2 already shows its muscles. With broad shoulders and angular styling, it is brimming with energy and confidence. The low roofline and high window line give the sporty car a coupe-like look and a crouching stance on the road. Especially striking are the wedge-shaped headlights, the high position of the Singleframe grille and the generously sized air inlets. The rear body has a taut appearance with a long roof spoiler ......read more

Game on! Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company hosts action-packed fun day as a thank you to employees

Special event included healthy sporting competition and stacks of giveaways Kuwait, March 29, 2017: Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company shone the spotlight on teamwork and togetherness during an employee family fun day. The busy fun-packed event, which was held at a private camp and brought together the employees and their families for a chance to engage and interact with colleagues and their relatives in a relaxed environment while enjoying some friendly sports and physical competitions. Employees, alongside senior management from Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive representative of Audi, Lamborghini and Škoda in Kuwait, embraced the occasion and took part in a range of activities. The day witnessed some healthy sporting competition in football, volleyball, tug of war and lots more, ......read more

Sporty elegance – the new Audi A5 and S5 Coupé

New design highlight for Audi Kuwait customers Powerful six-cylinder engine for more driving pleasure and efficiency in the S5 High tech interior with Audi virtual cockpit  Kuwait, February 21, 2017:  Audi revolutionized its mid-size class in 2007 with the A5. The German carmaker created a work of art that took fans around the world by storm. Nine years later Audi has marked the launch of the second generation with a new, honed look and high tech everywhere. The new generation of the A5 Coupé is athletic, sporty and elegant. Its design goes hand in hand with sophisticated aerodynamics. Under the skin the A5 impresses with an all-new chassis, powerful engines, and innovative infotainment features and driver assistance systems. The new Audi A5 and S5 Coupé are now available at Audi Kuwait showroom represented by Fouad ......read more

The G 500 4x4² now available at Mercedes Kuwait

Kuwait, January 8, 2017:  Concept car turn series production model, the Mercedes-Benz G 500 4x4² has arrived in Kuwait and is available at A.R. Albisher and Z. Alkazemi Company, the authorised general distributor of Mercedez-Benz in Kuwait today announced.  A new highlight in the rich history of the G-Class, the G 500 4x4² is a pure new creation in the G-Class family which understands the need for extreme off-road driving with no boundaries, while preserving the legendary Mercedes-Benz comfort and style. Inspired by the Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6x6 superior all-wheel-drive powertrain, the new series is powered by an all-new Mercedes-Benz biturbo V8 engine with 422 hp and a choice of 22-inch wheels or 18-inch beadlock wheels, carbon-fibre fender flares and roof spoilers with LED lighting body parts, and seductive ......read more

The new ŠKODA Superb

The ŠKODA flagship: new claim in the automotive mid-class segment Comfort: new Superb – first ŠKODA with adaptive suspension (DCC) Success story: more than 700,000 ŠKODA Superbs sold since 2001 Kuwait, 20 December 2016:  The name alone is a commitment: a ŠKODA Superb has to be something special. In accordance with this task, the ŠKODA designers and developers have taken the new ŠKODA Superb to a new level in terms of creativity and technology. The ŠKODA Superb is driving the brand forward with its new, modern and emotionally-rich design, its above-average spaciousness has once again been improved and it benefits technically from the Group’s innovative MQB technology. Generous dimensions, innovative assistance systems for safety, environment and comfort, engines and ......read more

Audi Kuwait partners with Ahli United Bank to offer customers preferential financing

Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer of Audi in Kuwait, is offering clients of Ahli United Bank a preferred deal on their favorite Audi models, starting from KWD 11,999 Kuwait, 24 November 2016:  Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer of Audi in Kuwait, has partnered with Ahli United Bank to provide its clients with a unique offer when they purchase any Audi vehicle through the dealership. The promotion, which is valid until the 30 November 2016, presents customers preferred service agreements and benefits upon the purchase of any Audi model. Audi Kuwait offers customers an extensive range of models available from KWD 11,999 with the addition of 1-year comprehensive insurance, a 5-year/75,000 km service package; 3-year warranty/unlimited mileage, 3-year road side ......read more

Dr. Mahareiq Group Opens Strokerz Middle East in Dubai

Region First Specialized Company for Motors Maintenance and Customization Dubai, UAE, November 7, 2016:   On Friday, Dr. Mahareiq Group opened the second branch of Strokerz Middle East in Dubai Investment Park, Dubai. The event was attended by VIPs, motorcycles fans, and riders from Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, and Lebanon. Strokerz Middle East-Dubai will be the first specialized company that provides maintenance and customization services according to best international standards. It is also the biggest GCC company as per the area of the workshop and number of bikes it can accommodate. This new branch translates the commitment of Mahariq Group to realize the vision of Dr. Mohammad Hisham, Group Founder, to promote the comprehensive motorbikes services in the UAE to the highest levels by 2020, and to produce ......read more

Score for Charity: Gargash Enterprises Mercedes-Benz collaborates with Al Ahli Football Club to raise funds for Rashid Centre for Disabled 1,000 Dhs for each goal scored!

Dubai, UAE, October 6, 2016:    Gargash Enterprises, The authorized general distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Dubai, Sharjah & Northern Emirates, reaffirms its social commitment yet again by introducing ‘Score for Charity’, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the region. In a unique collaboration with Al Ahli Football Club, Gargash Enterprises has announced a contribution of AED 1,000 for each goal scored by Al Ahli Football Club’s first team players during the Arabian Gulf League 2015-16 Season to the Rashid Centre for Disabled in Al Barsha. The proceeds generated throughout the season will enrich the lives of the children with special needs associated with the center through education and therapy initiatives. Gargash Enterprises is overwhelmed to accelerate on the social front with its contribution for ......read more

Audi Kuwait offers owners complete peace of mind with extended service and maintenance options.

The new Audi Complete package offered by Audi Kuwait is tailored to customer needs with an extended service period of up to 120,000 km, a maintenance package up to 120,000 km, and warranty offer for up to 5 years with unlimited mileage. Kuwait, 22 September 2016:  Audi is offering Kuwait Audi owners the opportunity to purchase new extended service and maintenance agreements for all new cars, which provide comprehensive care, peace of mind and ensures their vehicle’s best performance. Audi Complete provides customers with service and maintenance packages which are available with optional upgrades at Fouad Alghanim and Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer of Audi in Kuwait. Maintenance and service agreements can be upgraded up to 120,000 km, covering Audi vehicles for a 5-year plan, depending on the ......read more

Audi Kuwait's Ahmad Fathallah named Audi Customer Champion of the Year

The sales executive named ahead of his peers across   Middle East   Markets in the annual Audi Pole Position Program 2015 Kuwait, September 3, 2016:  Audi Kuwait, represented by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive, Sales Executive Ahmad Fathallah has been recognized as Audi Customer Champion of the Year during an award ceremony for Audi dealerships across the region. The highly respected Audi Pole Position Program, an internal award, honors Audi sales teams and individuals working across the GCC, Lebanon and Jordan. This year the prestigious title of Customer Champion of the Year the title is earned by an employee of Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer of Audi in Kuwait, has won. Tarek Al Shafie, General Manager & Dealer Principal - Audi Kuwait congratulated Fathallah, ......read more

Arctic Trucks Middle East is back with a brand new off – roading season!

The season kicks off with The Guide Oman’s off-roading adventure followed by monthly trips to the Dubai desert and once in a lifetime trip to the snow terrains of Iceland in 2017 Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2016:  Arctic Trucks, the region’s specialist in 4WD vehicles modification has a brand new season planned for off- roading enthusiasts, a schedule which gets into gear this October and includes two trips to neighbouring Oman and also tackling snowy heights in Iceland.  After the tremendous success of their first expedition to Iceland earlier this year and previous collaborations with off-roading clubs in the UAE, Arctic Trucks has a new adventure calendar lined up for all those who seek to take on the terrains, whether it be sand or snow! Hjalti Hjaltason, Arctic Trucks General Manager, highlights, “We ......read more

Lamborghinis past and present gather at Lamborghini Kuwait

Existing and prospective customers were invited to an exclusive gathering and test drive event at Lamborghini Kuwait showroom in Shuwaikh Kuwait, July 19, 2016:  Lamborghini Kuwait hosted an exclusive event on Wednesday, June 22 at Shuwaikh showroom for Lamborghini owners and prospective customers during a ‘Bulls & Coffee’ evening.  The gathering, hosted by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer for Lamborghini in Kuwait, provided existing and prospective customers an opportunity to network over coffee while having their cars checked. “It was an amazing sight to see different iconic Lamborghinis from different eras gather together,” said Ihab A. Bou Hassan Marketing Manager at Fouad Alghanim and Sons Automotive Company. “From the iconic LM 002 to the ......read more

Ali Alghanim & Sons' gives away 12 BMW vehicles in celebration of its 30th anniversary as Kuwait's exclusive BMW importer

Kuwait, June 7, 2016:  Ali Alghanim and Sons announced last week the winners of the final three 2016 BMW vehicles at its weekly May raffle that celebrated the Company’s 30th anniversary as the exclusive importer of BMW cars in Kuwait.  The exclusive promotion, which ran for a full month, ended with a surprise where lucky , Intsaar Jadaan Al Anzi won two cars – a BMW 4 Series Coupe and a BMW X3 in the same draw under the supervision of Kuwait’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Sulafa Muhammad Ali also drove away in a BMW 5 Series.  Ali Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive importer for BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce, Land Rover & McLaren vehicles in Kuwait, gave away 12 BMWs in four draws between 11th May and 1st June 2016. “At Ali Alghanim, we like to celebrate our ......read more

Power, Speed, Performance – the new high-performance Audi R8 sports car

Kuwait, 23 May 2016:  From 0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds, from 0 to 200 km/h, 9.9 seconds and a top speed of 330 km/h. The Audi R8 naturally-aspirated V10 mid-engine thrills with up to 610 hp of power and responds instantly to throttle inputs. The new Audi R8 is the aerodynamic concept of a race car: it is the dynamic vanguard of Audi – no other car with the four rings is so close to car racing. The all-new Audi R8 V10 engine and V10 plus model are now available at Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company Audi Kuwait showroom.  “The Audi R8 was and will always be the sports car icon of the four rings,” says Mr. Tarek AlShafie General Manager & Dealer Principal - Audi Kuwait “from the stability and the dynamics of the quattro drive to the engine and the dual-clutch S-tronic transmission without ......read more

Audi quattro Cup tournament driven by Kuwait's amateur golfers

Kuwait, May 10, 2016:  Hosted by Audi Kuwait represented by Fouad Alghanim and Sons Automotive Company, the 8th Audi  quattro Cup golf tournament recently concluded  attracting Audi and Golf enthusiasts from Kuwait and across the world. The Audi quattro Cup, amateur golf calendar’s most celebrated tournament was held at Sahara Kuwait Golf Resort. The tournament finished on an exciting note with Deepak Malhotra and Manoj Jolly finishing in first place, who now qualify for the world final to be held in Barcelona, Spain on October 6th. In second place were Cesar Gonzalez-Bueno and Vikram Issar while third spot went to Simon Davidson and Dave Ludkin. The ‘Longest Drive’ prize of the tournament went to Ahmed Deghedi for a splendid effort. In the ‘Closest to the Pin’ category Kim Young ......read more

Lamborghini Kuwait teams up with Zegna ‘Su Misura' to offer unique privilege to fashionable Kuwait

Kuwait, 1st May 2016 - Lamborghini Kuwait provided fashion-conscious men with the perfect opportunity to experience pure Italian style in both cars and tailoring during April. Partnering with Ermenegildo Zegna, discerning men visiting the Zegna boutique at Salhia Complex could view both the new Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2 and meet Ermenegildo Zegna’s master tailor from Italy, during the open event that took place between the 16 and 23 April 2016. The automotive display organised by Lamborghini Kuwait, operated by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, gave Zegna customers the privilege of being among the first to view the new Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2. This two-wheel drive version of the successful Huracán coupé, previously only available in four-wheel drive configuration, was also available for ......read more

The winning four – the new-generation Audi A4

Benchmarking synthesis of technology and esthetics Best drag coefficient in its class New equipment concept with sport and design selection Kuwait, March 15, 2016 – The new-generation Audi A4 is a fascinating synthesis of technology and esthetics. All the technology in the brand’s bestselling family has been redeveloped so that it yet again defines the benchmark in the segment. During the development work, high priority was placed on the reduction of CO2 emissions. All technologies were focused on reducing drive resistance. The new Audi A4 has just arrived in   Kuwait at Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company showroom, the exclusive dealer of Audi in Kuwait.   A good example is aerodynamics: The A4 Sedan has the best drag coefficient in its class at 0.23. The new models also have impressively low ......read more

The BMW 7 Series: Redefining contemporary luxury

Kuwait, January 25, 2016:   The new BMW 7 Series set new benchmarks within the premium segment. Combining state-of-the-art comfort with dynamic agility and styling, the latest instalment of the sophisticated sedan is available in three luxury packages: Pure Excellence, M-Sport and Individual Design. Amongst its enhanced refinement include elements such as the futuristic headlamp technology, BMW Laser Light, the glamorous welcome of the Light Carpet and star-gazer-inspired panorama glass “Sky Lounge” sun roof. Inside the vehicle, superior technology offers both driver and passenger extraordinary levels of comfort and luxury. A host of new BMW ConnectedDrive driver assistance features include the intuitive Touch Command: a 7-inch Samsung tablet positioned in the rear of the vehicle that offers passengers a ......read more

BMW Group's Senior Vice President of Importer Regions visits the Middle East

BMW Group reinforces importance of Middle East market through executive tour  Kuwait, November 17, 2015:   BMW Group is continuing to highlight both the importance and success of the Middle Eastern region through a visit by the premium automotive manufacturer’s head of importer markets. Bernhard Kuhnt, BMW Group’s Senior Vice President of Importer Regions held meetings with BMW Group importers in the region’s three biggest markets:  UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. The executive tour of the region, currently the Group’s third largest market for sales of the 7 Series model, included exclusive preview events of the flagship model, and comes as the brand prepares for the Dubai International Motor Show 2015, where the all-new 7 Series will be headlining at the BMW stand. With responsibility for ......read more

ATOCKON opens the Ultimate Destination for the finest car accessory brands in Kuwait

Kuwait, November 16, 2015:  Car lovers and enthusiasts in Kuwait who are looking to further enhance the look of their favorite ride can now do so through Atockon’s newly opened one-stop-shop destination for all of the world’s finest car accessory brands.  ‘Atockon’ is the Sister company of ‘Apex Technology’ the Exclusive distributor of LLumar Films in Kuwait. During the formal opening of the showroom, some of the high profile guests included His Excellency Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al Mubarak Al Sabah – Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al Sabah and all the leading brand representatives.  Located in block 1, street 8, showroom 9 at the Shuwaikh Industrial Area, the latest Atockon shop offers the best cleaning, car wrap, window tint, paint ......read more

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•Among other things, the "MEYLE Mechanics" show why the cooling system should be flushed: Garage staff who have to replace water pumps can now find helpful support for this repair job on "MEYLE TV" on YouTube. In their latest video, the "MEYLE Mechanics" explain why it is necessary to flush the cooling system. The video also takes a look at the special ......read more

Messe Frankfurt Middle East expands Automechanika brand into Saudi Arabia…

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Automechanika, the leading international automotive trade show brand, has announced its expansion into Saudi Arabia, as it looks to boost direct access to one of the world’s most lucrative countries for the automotive aftermarket. Automechanika Jeddah will take place from 26-28 January 2016 at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events, with its inaugural edition set ......read more

Saudi Arabia spearheads GCC demand for commercial vehicle spare parts – market estimated to value ...…

Dubai, UAE: Manufacturers and distributors of the GCC’s automotive aftermarket gathered in Dubai today to discuss new opportunities in the region’s commercial vehicle (CV) market, as Saudi Arabia spearheads a regional surge in demand for CV spare parts and services. According to global analysts Frost & Sullivan, there are currently 750,000 trucks and buses on Saudi ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors Takes Home Automobile Customer Care Excellence Award…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 February, 2015: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino and Toyota Material Handling in the UAE, was presented with the Automobile Customer Care Excellence Award by the Middle East Excellence Awards Institute, for the company’s contribution towards the development of smart customer services in the UAE.  The ‘Automobile ......read more

Ecobrex Parts Canada announces new facilities in Dubai, UAE to boost sales in the MENA Region…

February 20, 2015 – Vancouver, Canada –ECOBREX Parts Canada, a subsidiary of Hardex Brakes Corp., the world leader in automotive brakes manufacturing and supply with a distribution network in over 50 countries worldwide, announced today the opening of a new warehouse distribution facility in Dubai, UAE. The new facility is expected to gain full functionality in April 2015. With two ......read more

Custom Show Emirates in high gear to boost automotive and motorbikes tuning industry…

Abu Dhabi set to emerge as the regional hub for auto tuning and customisation. Show will feature SEMA Pavilion from USA with almost 50 leading American companies exhibiting the latest in automotive aftermarket technologies. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 14, 2015 - Preparations are in full swing for the highly anticipated Custom Show Emirates (CSE) 2015, which is set to ......read more

Michelin celebrates 100th TYREPLUS branch in the GCC…

Future plans include 180 new branches across GCC by 2018 Fujairah, UAE (January 20, 2015): In a bid to further strengthen its presence in the region, MICHELIN, a global leader and manufacturer of tyres and travel related services, opened its 100th TYREPLUS branch in the GCC today. The new branch, which is the 20th outlet in the UAE, is located in the Madhab area in Fujairah, and was ......read more

Supercar Taxi returns to Dubai to offer customers one final weekend of free luxury car rides…

Issued by the Media Centre of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment •    Last chance for residents and visitors to enjoy a free ride in a million-dirham car  •    Customers can hop on the Supercar Taxi this weekend from Mina A'Salam, City Centre Deira, Mercato Mall and Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 Dubai, December 6, 2014 ......read more

Al Tayer Motors Launches Ford Trucks in the UAE at Big 5…

Al Ittihad Road Showroom to showcase Heavy Commercial Vehicles Dubai, 17 November 2014 - Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships, has launched Ford Trucks in the UAE at PMV Live, co-located with the Big 5 international building and construction show, being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre until November 20. The dealership is showcasing a range of heavy ......read more

Industry experts at 4th bi-annual Automechanika Dubai Network event spotlight growing opportunities ...…

The Saudi automotive aftermarket was in sharp focus today, as industry professionals gathered in Dubai to discuss the increased business opportunities in the Gulf region’s largest market for vehicle sales, auto components and vehicles in use. More than 85 senior industry figures turned out for the 4th bi-annual Automechanika Dubai Network event, eager to discuss the key to capitalise on ......read more

More than one million vehicles imported to Saudi Arabia in 2013, demand for auto spare parts valued ...…

The Saudi automotive aftermarket was in sharp focus today, as industry professionals gathered in Dubai to discuss the increased business opportunities in the Gulf region’s largest market for vehicle sales, auto components and vehicles in use. More than 85 senior industry figures turned out for the 4th bi-annual Automechanika Dubai Network event, eager to discuss the key to capitalise on ......read more

Last Call for Entries in the 2014 Ford Motor Company Conservation & Environmental Grants…

Final Deadline to submit applications is on 14 September, 2014 Accepting applications from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Yemen for the first time USD100,000 available to deserving projects DUBAI, UAE, September 9, 2014 –Individuals, community groups and NGO's with on-going environmental projects who need extra funding to expand ......read more

Fitness a Key For Young Drivers Chasing Motor Sport Dreams in UAE…

Sport scientist delivers vital lessons in Abu Dhabi qualifier for FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy Dubai, UAE, 27 August 2014: Young hopefuls following their motor sport dreams to Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit next month will be told that fitness is as important as skill behind the wheel in the race to reach the top.   Up to 23 candidates from the Middle East, North ......read more

Rockwell Automation appoints Data Media Systems Global For Automation University Classic…

Data Media Systems Global which specializes in the energy sector in the region will organize the free manufacturing event in KSA. Abu Dhabi, UAE – 13 July 2014 – Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, has appointed Data Media Systems Global (DMS Global) to organize the Automation University Classic from 9th to 10th ......read more

Bosch Automotive Aftermarket rewards region's auto traders…

FIRST AUTO TRADE LOYALTY PROGRAMME LAUNCHED IN THE REGION Dubai. Bosch, one of the world’s biggest suppliers of spare parts to the automotive industry, has unveiled a new trade loyalty programme in the Middle East. The new ‘extra’ loyalty programme allows auto spare parts traders to collect points throughout the year on every purchase they make from a wide range of ......read more

‘World's fastest growing' car classifieds launches in Qatar…

Carmudi set to conquer the Middle East region after its success in Asia Berlin, 4th June 2014 – Carmudi, the world’s fastest growing car classifieds is set to make inroads into Qatar. Backed by giants such as Rocket Internet and Middle East Internet Holding (MEIH), Carmudi is bound to become the leading vehicle marketplace in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. This ......read more

Automechanika Dubai 2014 Opens Today as Region's Auto Parts Market Continues to Surge…

Automotive Spare Parts Trade Market Contributed Nearly USD 10 Billion of Dubai’s Total Foreign Trade; A-MAP Cements Global Opportunities at Region’s Largest Automotive Aftermarket Exhibition Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The region’s largest automotive aftermarket exhibition Automechanika Dubai opened today, welcoming Dubai-based auto parts resellers A-MAP’s ......read more

GCC Market For Auto Parts, Batteries And Tyres To Grow At 14.9 % Over Next Three Years, Reaching ...…

Dubai, UAE: The Gulf market for auto components is gearing up for double digit growth over the next three years, as global automotive majors set sights on the Middle East’s largest trade event for the automotive aftermarket in Dubai next month. According to global consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, the GCC market for auto parts, batteries, and tyres will grow at a compound annual ......read more

Carmudi continues its rapid growth expansion in the Middle East…

Rocket Internet’s Global car classified Platform moves into Saudi Arabia ​Berlin 14th May 2014 - Carmudi, the world's fastest growing car classifieds, has launched its platform in Saudi Arabia. Owing to its rapid success in the UAE, the automotive platform is continuing to execute its plan for expansion and global success further into a thriving and promising market of Middle ......read more

Renault registers 8% sales rise in GCC…

Dubai-UAE: 11 May 2014 Renault enters 2014 confidently, pursuing its growth strategy with 8% sales increase year-on-year across the GCC. Over the first three months in 2014, Renault Middle East posted a substantial rise of 18% in a Dubai & Northern Emirates market up by 14% year-on-year. Renault’s strong performance across the Emirates was enhanced by the popularity of its ......read more

Interest In Automechanika Dubai Widespread In Central And South Asian Markets…

Automechanika Dubai’s footprint as the leading trade and networking event for the automotive aftermarket in the region now extends to countries in the wider Middle East, Central and South Asia as well as African markets. Organiser Epoc Messe Frankfurt, reported widespread interest in Automechanika Dubai 2014 from countries as varied as Pakistan and Bahrain, at the conclusion of a series ......read more

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